Archive for March, 2015

Road Embargoes Set in Washington County

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Three embargoes have been placed on Washington County roads, including: 315th Street from Highway 1 to Coppock Road (W47), 290th Street from Highway 1 to Coppock Road (W47) and Lexington Boulevard from Highway 92 to 2055 Lexington Boulevard, near River Products Young America Quarry.

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Plans Underway for Washington County Relay for Life in June

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

People are encouraged to sign up now to participate in or volunteer at the annual Washington County Relay for Life.

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Kalona City Council Fills Remaining Vacancies

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The City of Kalona started the year with several openings on the boards and commissions community members voluntarily serve on.

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Loren J. “Tootie” Westfall

Posted: Sunday, March 29th, 2015 at 9:33 pm

Funeral services for 78 year old Loren J. “Tootie” Westfall of Lone Tree begin at 10:30AM Wednesday (4/01) at Soreden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Burial will be in Lone Tree Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday (3/31) from 4:00PM-7:00PM at the funeral home.  Following the burial there will be a time of food and fellowship at the American Legion in Lone Tree

March 29th, 2015

Posted: Sunday, March 29th, 2015 at 11:12 am

Birthday winner – LeRoy Reber of Keota

Anniversary winners – Rex & Kristi Sheetz of Keota

Mid-Prairie’s Duwa Claims First in Shot Put at Cornell College

Posted: Sunday, March 29th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks boys’ track team did not get to open up their outdoor season at the Washington Relays due to the cancellation, but did have a few athletes compete at Cornell College for the River Valley Conference Meet on Thursday.

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Area Athletes Shine in Senior All-Star Game

Posted: Sunday, March 29th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Several KCII senior basketball players came together Saturday evening for a pair of Southeast Iowa Senior All-Star Games held at Father Minett Gymnasium in Burlington.

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Supervisors to Consider Tabled Waiver

Posted: Sunday, March 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will again consider a waiver of enforcement of separation distance for the addition on a confined animal feeding operation building at their meeting Tuesday.

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Wanted

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 8:07 am

Private camping spot in Washington, Johnson, Northern Henry or Louisa counties.

Older larger rear engine riding mower

Call or text 319-855-9377

Wanted

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 8:03 am

9, 15 or 25 horsepower boat motor

319-461-4225

March 28th, 2015

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 8:02 am

Birthday Winner – Josie Johnson

Washington Senior Basketball Players to Play in All-Star Game

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 7:01 am

Three Washington Demon senior basketball players will lace up their shoes one final time as high schoolers tonight.

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Five IMS Basketball Players on All-Star Teams

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Five Iowa Mennonite School seniors were selected for the Southeast Iowa All Star Basketball Game.

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Columbus Boys’ Soccer Starts Post Cruz Era

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Fresh off their first state tournament appearance in school history, the Columbus Wildcat boys’ soccer team is trying to mimic last year’s performance without the service last season’s best player.

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Washington Archery Team to Hold Banquet Next Week

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Another successful season for the Washington Archery team will be celebrated this upcoming week.

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Individual Attention Will Be Shown with IMS Golf Team

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School golf team will look a little different than last year.

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Makers of Ioway Documentary Series to Hold Q&A

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Two documentary filmmakers will be in Henry County tomorrow to discuss their series focused on the Ioway.

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Heating Moratorium Ends Next Week

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The annual winter energy assistance moratorium in Iowa ends April 1st.

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Nurse Retires After More than 20 Years

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A longtime home health nurse with Washington County Public Health is retiring.

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Dust Control Permits Available Now

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Dust control permits for residents of Washington County are now available.

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